Ward on committee that holds first hearing
The Select Committee on Controlled Substances and Synthetic Drugs held its first hearing of 2013 on Tuesday, July 9.
House Speaker Paul Thissen established the Select Committee shortly after the 2013 legislative session adjourned in May in response to the growing epidemic of synthetic drugs in Minnesota. Committee members include Rep. John Ward, DFL-Baxter.
The hearing was held to discuss the impact of synthetic drugs in Minnesota.